Dr. Stephan Sinn

Dr. Stephan Sinn deals with the development of fluorescence based assays for the detection of biological relavent analytes.Dr. Stephan Sinn - PostDoc



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Office: 0-206

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1

76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen







  • Since 2017               PostDoc at the Instituet of Nanotechnology (INT) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany                              

                                     (Emmy Noether Group of Dr. Frank Biedermann)

  • 2013 – 2017             PhD thesis at the Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires of the Université de Strasbourg, France 

                                     (Prof. Luisa De Cola, Prof. Jean-Marie-Lehn)

  • 2007 – 2012             University studies and diploma thesis in chemistry at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

                                     (Prof. Ulrich S. Schubert)




  • Pyrazole[4,3-h]quinoline ligand based iridium(III) complexes for electrochemiluminescence; C. Hsu, E. Longhi, S. Sinn, C. S. Hawes, D. C. Young, P. E. Kruger and L. De Cola, Chem. Asian J. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/asia.201700556

  • Platinum Complex Assemblies as Luminescent Probes and Tags for Drugs and Toxins in Water; S. Sinn, F. Biedermann, L. De Cola, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 1965-1971.

  • Stabilisation effects of phosphane ligands in the homogeneous approach of sunlight induced hydrogen production; C. Strabler, S. Sinn, R. Pehn, J. Pann, J. Dutzler, W. Viertl, J. Prock, K. Ehrmann, A. Weninger, H. Kopacka, L. De Cola and P. Brueggeller, Faraday Discuss., 2017.

  • Discrete polygonal supramolecular architectures of isocytosine-based Pt(ii) complexes at the solution/graphite interface; M. El Garah, S. Sinn, A. Dianat, A. Santana-Bonilla, R. Gutierrez, L. De Cola, G. Cuniberti, A. Ciesielski and P. Samori, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 11163-11166.

  • A Ratiometric Luminescent Switch Based on Platinum Complexes Tethered to a Crown-Ether Scaffold; S. Sinn, F. Biedermann, M. Vishe, A. Aliprandi, C. Besnard, J. Lacour and L. De Cola, ChemPhysChem, 2016, 17, 1829-1834.

  • A heteroleptic bis(tridentate) ruthenium(II) platform featuring an anionic 1,2,3-triazolate-based ligand for application in the dye-sensitized solar cell; S. Sinn, B. Schulze, C. Friebe, D. G. Brown, M. Jager, J. Kubel, B. Dietzek, C. P. Berlinguette and U. S. Schubert, Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 1637-1645.

  • Physicochemical Analysis of Ruthenium(II) Sensitizers of 1,2,3-Triazole-Derived Mesoionic Carbene and Cyclometalating Ligands; S. Sinn, B. Schulze, C. Friebe, D. G. Brown, M. Jager, E. Altuntas, J. Kubel, O. Guntner, C. P. Berlinguette, B. Dietzek and U. S. Schubert, Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 2083-2095.

  • Ruthenium(II) photosensitizers of tridentate click-derived cyclometalating ligands: a joint experimental and computational study; B. Schulze, D. Escudero, C. Friebe, R. Siebert, H. Gorls, S. Sinn, M. Thomas, S. Mai, J. Popp, B. Dietzek, L. Gonzalez and U. S. Schubert, Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 4010-4025.